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No comparison between Kohli and me: Babar Azam

KARACHI: Babar Azam has often been compared to India skipper Virat Kohli but Pakistan’s young batsman said that there was no comparison between him and the Indian run-machine. While the Pakistan cricketer called himself a ‘beginner’, he dubbed Kohli as a ‘great batsman’. When a fan compared Babar Azam with ...

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Hasan Ali stars on debut to lead Patriots past Amazon Warriors

JAMAICA: Pakistan pace bowler Hasan Ali, who was the highest wicket-taker at the Champions Trophy earlier this year, enjoyed a fantastic Caribbean Premier League (CPL) debut as the two wickets he took during his economical spell helped the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots take down the Guyana Amazon Warriors by ...

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Ultimate goal to prepare Pakistan for World Cup: Arthur

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the ultimate goal is to prepare the team for World Cup 2019 and making it number one by finding suitable replacements of iconic cricketers Misbah-ul-Haq and Younus Khan. Talking to the reporters here at the National Cricket Academy on ...

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A real challenge to follow Misbah, says Sarfraz

KARACHI: The hardest part, Sarfraz Ahmed might reasonably think, is over. Becoming Pakistan’s limited-overs captain always loomed as the greater challenge, given the depths to which they have fallen there. But he’s come through that with flying colours, the Champions Trophy win the icing on a captaincy record that currently ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome

LONDON/KARACHI: Even after the special convoy escorting Sarfraz Ahmed from the airport got within sight of his Karachi home in the early hours of the morning, it took the Pakistan captain nearly a half-hour to get from the vehicle to his house as a throng of adoring cricket fans clamored ...

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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

OVAL: Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed’s side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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Dont compare me with Virat Kohli, says Babar Azam

Pakistan latest batting prodigy, Babar Azam has said that he should not be compared with Indian batting maestro Virat Kohli. Azam who is currently at Pakistan training camp for the West Indies said that the two batsmen are pretty different. “I am different and Kohli is different. My focus is ...

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Australia win ODI series against Pakistan

ADELAIDE: Australia cruised to a 57-run victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. After setting an imposing total of 369-7, thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head, the Australians bowled Pakistan out for 312. ...

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Warner ton sets up series win for Australia

SYDNEY: A David Warner hundred. A catalogue of Pakistan fielding errors. A big win for Australia. It was as if the fourth one-day international in Sydney was a recap of the Test campaign earlier this summer. Certainly the result was the same – a series victory for Australia. Unlike in ...

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